Senior Accountant in Sacramento, California Salary

Median pay for Senior Accountants in Sacramento lies in the neighborhood of $69K annually. Most Sacramento Senior Accountants like their work and job satisfaction is high. In this profession, most enjoy medical and dental coverage, and a large number have vision insurance, as well. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Senior Accountants in Sacramento, Calif. making up 76 percent. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$55,644 - $76,274
$56K
$69K
$76K
MEDIAN: $68,705
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$21.50 - $30.02
$29
MEDIAN: $28.77
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$55,644 - $76,274  
   
Bonus
$3,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,876 - $77,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$28.77  
   
Overtime
$47.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$3,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,876 - $77,879  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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About Sacramento, California

Sacramento County, California
490,715
Male:
237,724 (48.4%)
Female:
252,991 (51.6%)
Sacramento (/ˌsækrəˈmɛntoʊ/; Spanish: [sakɾaˈmento]) is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County. It is at the confluence of the Sacramento River and the American River in the northern portion of California's expansive Central Valley. Its estimated 2014 population of 485,199 made it the sixth-largest city in California, and the 35th largest city in the United States. Sacramento is the cultural and economic core of the Sacramento metropolitan area, which includes seven counties with a 2010 population of 2,414,783. Its metropolitan area is the fourth largest in California after the Greater Los Angeles area, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for TIME magazine named Sacramento "America's Most Diverse City". Sacramento became a city through the efforts of the Swiss immigrant John...
Sacramento:
$52,151
California:
$64,500
$1,085
Sacramento:
$287,300
California:
$449,100
5.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Accountant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $66K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $70K. Senior Accountants in Sacramento, Calif. see a median salary of $69K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $67K on average.

Key Stats for Senior Accountant

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Senior Accountant Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$68,000

▼1%

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect Senior Accountant Salaries


Financial Analysis
▲2%

Budgeting
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$68,000


Auditing
▼2%

Quickbooks
▼2%

Payroll Administration
▼5%

Financial Reporting
▼6%

Accounts Receivable
▼7%

Tax Preparation
▼7%

Accounts Payable
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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